Herta von Stiegel: speaker on clean energy in Africa, global business and leadership

Great to catch up with Herta von Stiegel yesterday in London. Herta is a successful investment banker turned entrepreneur, philanthropist and author. In 2008 Herta established Ariya Capital to focus on Africa as the next major opportunity for sustainable venture and private equity investments. By then she had 25 years of experience in international finance with a consistent track record of building profitable highly regulated structured finance businesses and has led/ executed debt and equity transactions in excess of $10 billion. In 2010, Hwerta led a multi-national and multi-ability team to summit Mount Kilimanjaro; she then co-produced an award-winning film “The Mountain Within”, chronicling the expedition and wrote “The Mountain Within – Leadership Lessons and Inspiration for your Climb to the Top”, published by McGraw Hill in the autumn 2011

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